• LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse

    Type
    Full-Time & Part-Time
    Shift
    12 Hour Night Shift
    Location : Address
    1376 Silver Springs Drive
    Location : City
    Lexington
    Location : State/Province
    KY
    Location : Postal Code
    40511
  • WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

    The Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN is primarily responsible for providing quality care, appropriate to the ages and needs of the residents served.

     

    Here are a few of the daily responsibilities of a Licensed Practical Nurse: 

    • Visit residents on your assigned unit on a daily basis in order to observe and evaluate each resident’s physical and emotional status. Notify the charge nurse, physician,  and/or the DON when there is a change in the resident’s condition.
    • Identify resident problems and emergency situations and initiate immediate “life saving” measures in the absence of a physician.
    • Ensure that residents who are unable to call for help are check frequently.
    • Provide direct nursing care and provide clinical supervision of nursing assistants working with residents assigned on your unit to provide direct care.
    • Administer and document medication and treatments per the physician’s order and accurately record all care provided
    • Perform and document a comprehensive assessment on each assigned resident and develop care plan based on such assessment.
    • Participate in resident care conferences as assigned.

    WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

    • Must possess, at a minimum, a Nursing Degree or diploma from an accredited college or university
    • Must have and maintain a current, valid LPN state license and CPR certification
    • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long-term care

    LOCATION

    The Willows at Citation
    Lexington
    Kentucky

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